Because the spring semester graduation ceremony had to be cancelled again due to the coronavirus pandemic, ZU has said its goodbyes to the 36th and 37th cohorts this fall semester. The new graduates were presented with their bachelor's and master's certificates at festive graduation ceremonies on ZU's ZF Campus.
Honored for outstanding theses: Laureates of the “Best Thesis Awards” and “Gips-Schüle Student Research Awards” with President Klaus Mühlhahn (back row right), keynote speaker Marcel Tyrell (back row 2nd from right), Julika Baumann Montecinos (back row left) and Stefan Hofmann (back row 2nd from left). (Photo: ZU/Lena Reiner)
welcoming speech at the joint gala dinner in the Dornier Museum, ZU President
Professor Klaus Mühlhahn congratulated the graduates on their degrees and
wished them every success for the future. The keynote lecture was given by
Marcel Tyrell, now Visiting Professor in Economics of Financial Institutions
and former Chair of Entrepreneurship & Finance at ZU, on “The Coronavirus
Pandemic – Implications for the Development Trajectory of Economics.” On behalf
of their fellow students, Paulina Kintzinger, Luca Nagel, Raquel Karl and
Sandra Längst spoke about their time studying at ZU and thanked the Rectorate,
professors and staff.
students were again honored with awards for outstanding theses by the Zeppelin
University Society (ZUG). Graduates Jasper Brüns and Mariana Patiño from the
study program Corporate Management & Economics, Felicitas Amann and Desiree
Oster from Communication and Cultural Management, Katharina Ebinger from
Politics, Administration and International Relations as well as Nicolas Göller
and Philipp Schana from Sociology, Politics and Economics were awarded the
"Best Bachelor Thesis Award", which is endowed with 500 euros. The
"Best Master Thesis Award", also endowed with 500 euros, went to
Fabian Stützle, Niklas Friedrich and Victor Trofinov from the study program
Corporate Management & Economics, Noah Vinzens and Hannah Schiffner from Communication
and Cultural Management, and Jens Mößle from Politics, Administration and
International Relations. The awards were presented by ZUG board members Dr.
Joachim Landkammer and Professor Julika Baumann Montecinos.
“Gips-Schüle Student Research Award”, sponsored by the Stuttgart-based
Gips-Schüle Foundation and endowed with 300 euros each, was also presented for
the best student research papers. The prizes were awarded to Constantin Ehret
and again Mariana Patiño from the study program Corporate Management & Economics,
Gilbert Ofosu from Communication and Cultural Management, and Larissa Greul and
again Nicolas Göller from Sociology, Politics and Economics. The awards were
presented by Dr. Stefan Hofmann, Chairman of the Gips-Schüle Foundation, and
Angela Kurtz, Director of the International Office at ZU.
There were also graduation ceremonies for the current graduates of the part-time master's programs: the ninth cohort of the part-time master's program in Digital Business Model Innovation (eMA DIP) and the sixth cohort of the part-time master's program in Management and Leadership for Engineers (eMA BEL).